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Posted: 3/27/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Friday and Saturday at Potholes. Fish are on the move and where they were the day before is not where they are the next. Started Friday with a 15# carp. Then nothing for an hour. Moving every 1...
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By: MLCC
Posted: 3/26/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/25/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Caught 4 walleye in Lind coulee. Slow fishing, took 3 hours to get' em . Seen Shelby he had a few also. Water is a few degrees warmer in the coulee.
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By: niceshot
Posted: 3/21/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
SLOW SLOW is the report from PH. The kids managed two walleye around 17" but that was it. Everyone was struggling. We were in Lind Coulee when we caught fish. We tried CC in front of the state par...
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Posted: 3/21/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We went and tried our luck on Potholes and came back empty handed. Only saw 1 fish taken. The other boats I spoke with didn't have any luck either. I'm not sure why the fishing is so slow on Potholes ...
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By: Fishmark
Posted: 3/16/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/12/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We fished over the weekend. We caught 7 keepers. The wind made fishing the main lake difficult. We concentrated our efforts around Crab Creek and Lind Coulee due to wind. Two we caught were full of e...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 3/13/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/9/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This is for Wed to Fri. Wed Fished north of the park in 15 to 40 FOW with two slow death, one floating worm rig and one line out with a flasher and squid to see if trout were around. Had one fish on...
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By: morfeous
Posted: 3/9/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Slow day but always fun on the water.
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Posted: 2/23/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I recently had received an invitation from Lonnie on NWFR to take me out for some big walleyes and was excited at the prospect of trying out this fishery. Add to that, the opportunity to stay at one o...
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Posted: 2/12/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/12/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well, sorry to report no fish. Got on the water about 7:30 this morning, fished for almost 4 hours with nothing. Wanted to catch walleye. We trolled my usual bottom walkers with Wally Pops, Mac's, you...
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Posted: 2/1/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well I heard the walleye fishing was getting good on the Potholes so we gave it a try. After fishing for 4 hours, not a single bite. We tried blade baiting, jigging, and trolling with no results. Ther...
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By: Jose Diaz
Posted: 1/24/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
An awesome day with two limits of walleye and one smallmouth bass caught with my Besty Lars on the Potholes reservoir. Snap jigging jiggingraps brought us the walleye today. We found them in 40 to 60 ...
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Posted: 1/23/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/19/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Catches nice walleye of the humps at mardon in about 40-50 feet of water pulling blade baits very fun time even tho it down poured we got into the fish pretty good
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Posted: 12/19/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Took my dad out today for the first trip in the new boat, weather didn't cooperate it was cold and windy. We were able to scrape out a few and Pa pulled the biggest one out a fat 7.8 lber. Used blade ...
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Posted: 12/14/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/13/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Thought I would give the Potholes a try and the only thing I caught was a stick. The weather was windy and cold so I had the whole lake to my self practically. I saw only one other boat about a mile a...
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Posted: 12/5/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/5/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Hit potholes today to test out the reconstructed elbow and knock some rust and dust off the fishing equipment. It took a little while to find them and with the fog rolling in and out and a slight bree...
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Posted: 11/20/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well we took advantage of the afternoon weather after the nasty wind storm we had the other day and went to try our luck for a couple hours. We got on the water at noon and went to a spot we normally ...
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By: lohans4
Posted: 11/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful day on the water, but hard to find the fish. We got one within the first 10 minutes off Medicare Beach and couldn't get anything else for the next hour or so. Moved over to the humps and the...
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Posted: 11/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/8/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Well, Sunday was a rare thing; just my dad and I got out on the water chasing some Walleye down at Potholes. It turned out to be the perfect father and son day with cooperative weather and fantastic f...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 11/3/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/3/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I should have given today's fish a 4 just because I finally made it out on the water. My last 2 trips got cancelled due to big winds. CF and I had lines in the water by 8:30 at the mouth of Crab Cre...
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Posted: 11/1/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Started fishing the "humps" around 7. Fishing was slow for the first hour or so but picked up and we managed to get 7 walleye 5 perch and 2 really nice bluegill. We fished until about 11:30 then coul...
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Posted: 10/31/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/29/2015
Hot Spots: 1
The Walleye fishing is very good on Potholes right now! The perch are extra big and fat as an added bonus. My buddy Dave Getzin and myself headed out before the weekend storm to get in a morning of ...
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Posted: 10/26/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/24/2015
Hot Spots: 3
What an absolutely fantastic day we had on Potholes Reservoir catching Walleye! The fishing this time of year is fast and action packed; never knowing what species of fish you are reeling in! Of cours...
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By: rwl
Posted: 10/24/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/24/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Was planning on fishing for smallmouth bass, so was twitching jerkbaits against the riprap along O'sullivan dam. But half of the fish were walleye (first time catching) and it was on fire for about th...
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Posted: 10/22/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/21/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went to the Potholes State Park to launch my boat and started fishing at about 7:30. I headed up to crab creek and trolled around with no luck on catching fish. I did manage to lose a $150 fishing rod...
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By: DavidA
Posted: 10/21/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well, I got an opportunity to fish Potholes again, just for an afternoon, and wasn't going to pass that up. After a long drive I got there just before noon and the lake was socked in with a dense fog....
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